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Thousands of comedies, dramas & news shows have aired, yet the presence of strong women – both in front of and behind the camera - is often a story untold. Advanced TV Herstory believes it’s all worth telling and re-telling.

Sometimes shows offer great leadership lessons or are so timeless in their writing that people say the series has aged very well. We’ll revisit moments in TV where women broke records, exceeded expectations or put their careers on the line. Advanced TV Herstory connects the treasures & moments of the past and places it into context of American life, for women, today.

Tomorrow’s success is rooted in understanding what has come before us. Knowledge is power. So gear up for a little storytelling and fun, sociology, fashion, economics or strategy. It’s all here in Advanced TV Herstory.

Hosted and produced by Cynthia Bemis Abrams

Mar 24, 2016

This installment examines the most basic elements of an event that changed the lives of American women. It captivated millions of viewers; it was talked about by millions more. It was the era before the internet, but came about courtesy of cable TV. Anita Hill and her testimony during the Clarence Thomas...


Mar 6, 2016

This installment of Advanced TV Herstory looks at the pioneer lady private investigators – the ones from the 1970s.

We’ll review dialogue and set up, starting first with Nancy Drew. You’ll find an entire Advanced TV Herstory installment dedicated to the Nancy Drew Mysteries and it’s important in this...